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I don’t like paying $2.50 for gas either but recognize just how cheap it still is. I lived in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa — believe me, it’s still cheap here.
Why do they have it in for big oil? Passion — a passion to get-re elected, by preying on victims of the scam that big business is cheating them because the victims don’t know how to participate. The politicians do — they hold the stock! A demonstration might be to shut down the major oil product providers — close them (not for long) to demonstrate their importance and the real cost of the luxurious life offered in America. Similarly, many have an anger directed to pharmaceutical companies producing life-giving drugs. Ask anyone living as a result of these drugs what they would pay for them if these drugs didn’t exist. Arm and leg? Well, certainly more than they pay today.p>Thanks, Ben, for telling it like it is. br> — Jim Nordin — living/driving resourcefully. /p> p> It certainly does not hurt the profits of the oil companies that so much infrastructure is paid for by the taxpayer. Making an investment in politicians is what really pays off. You need more than a few $20s for that. br> — Jackson br> Clarkston, Washington /p>
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?